Summer on a Shoestring
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Take It Outside1 of 13
By Janet Hall, Remodelista
Summer is nearly in full swing, and so are some of the season's biggest sales. Beat the heat (and the crowds) to score these essentials for your outdoor space.
Let There Be Light2 of 13
Illuminate your patio walkway or hang one from your awning to achieve a vacation atmosphere outside your urban home.
SHOP NOW: Galvanized Borrby Lantern, $8
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Table For Two3 of 13
Ideal for an apartment balcony or for a cozy nook in a larger yard, this French garden-inspired bistro set is perfect for couples. As an added bonus, you can use the piece indoors when the temperature drops.
SHOP NOW: Three-Piece Metal Bistro Set, $89
Paradise Found4 of 13
This turquoise folding lounger will give you the feeling of a tropical getaway without taking up too much space.
SHOP NOW: Capri Breeze Beach Chair, $30
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Midsummer Night's Dream5 of 13
Add ambience to your backyard and keep the bugs at bay with these colorful torches.
SHOP NOW: Citronella Torches, $9
On Deck6 of 13
Whether you’re lazing by the pool or people-watching in the front yard, you can unfold stylish wooden seating for extra guests.
SHOP NOW: Brommo Folding Deck Chair, $60
Hang In There7 of 13
As Ella Fitzgerald sang, “Summertime and the living is easy.” Well, at least it should be. Squeeze an afternoon nap into your weekend on this multicolored hammock.
SHOP NOW: Multi-Stripe Hammock, $24
Keep Your Cool8 of 13
Virtually indestructible, tubs are great budget-friendly essentials. Fill with ice, and you have an instant industrial-chic cooler for all your beverages.
SHOP NOW: Galvanized Wash Tubs, $22
Stacking Up9 of 13
With its sophisticated café look, this chair gives traditional wicker furniture an upgrade. Stack them when they're not in use, and don't worry about leaving them outdoors—they've got protective coating.
SHOP NOW: Rex Grey Arm Chair, $50
Tray Chic10 of 13
Thirsty for a cold glass of lemonade? Save yourself trips back and forth to the refrigerator, thanks to this table with a removable serving tray. Use it to hold your pitcher and a few extra glasses for the kids.
SHOP NOW: Outdoor Tray Table, $40
Seeing Red11 of 13
Prefer a more colorful look? This red steel tub ices punches and pilsners, and can be brought indoors in the winter for magazine, toy or towel storage.
SHOP NOW: Mars Party Tub, $25
Choosing Sides12 of 13
Perfect to place alongside your lounger, this gray side table can be brightened up with yellow tumblers or a small bouquet of flowers.
SHOP NOW: Pedestal Graphite Side Table, $34
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Chair Force One13 of 13
Made of navy blue steel, this striped chair is on trend this summer, both nautical and patriotic, perfect for your Fourth of July bash.
SHOP NOW: Roxo Chair, $20